A Whirlwind… (Originally written: 6/7/18) 2017 - 2018: Year 31 was AND is still a Whirlwind. Who can believe this decade JUST started….whew!? It has been a “hot minute” since my last post. I have written blogs for my job and shared them here, and they are pretty insightful … Continue reading 2017-2018: A Whirlwind
This post has been a loooooong time coming. For some reason I still struggle with Forgiveness. Not as a concept mind you, as a concept I think it’s GREAT. Especially as a recipient of said forgiveness—I think it’s a win hands down. But at the age of 32 I STILL struggle with the execution of … Continue reading “To Err is Human, to Forgive is Divine.” 5/4/19
"I wish I could say that becoming a parent was some magical/mystical conversion that happened to me over night and somehow made me a pro... but I never thought that would be the case—and though other parents might act like it—I know now that my previous assumptions we’re right...."
(Originally written and posted for www.cubedliving.com; April 9, 2018) By: Emma K. Marvel During my time as an educator in Texas, I came across all sorts of acronyms, approaches, and systems that are touted to be phenomenal for producing "student engagement." For Example: Kahoot, Plickers, Screen-castify, TRTW, TPRS, Gamification, Total Immersion, Realia, Project-based Learning, Comprehensible Input … Continue reading Combating the ‘Fizzle Out’ of Team Members
"I recently read a sentence that stood out to me, and it made me think of every human ever to grace the face of this bright blue ball of a planet…it went like this: “To expect him to deny that fierce nature of his—given to him by God Himself— is perhaps expecting too much of [him].” (Taken from “The Triumph” by Gene Edwards) ..."